Nutrition Corner

Egg Muffins

Egg Muffins

According to an article published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, eating a good quality breakfast increases a persons' health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and lowers levels of depression and stress when compared to those...

Ground Turkey Pizza Crust

Ground Turkey Pizza Crust

When starting a nutrition journey, I find that many people are apprehensive about missing their favorite foods! We talk about finding that balance. It isn’t about how strict you can be in “X” amount of time. It is about making lifestyle changes that are sustainable....

Panko Crusted Chicken

Panko Crusted Chicken

To all my short order cooks out there, this one is for YOU! If your household is anything like mine, one dinner is actual two, possibly even three different meals. We are that household that has two different kinds of milk at all times, if you know what I mean (and...

4 Ingredient Protein Pancakes

4 Ingredient Protein Pancakes

4 Ingredient Protein Pancakes Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 5 Minutes Ingredients 3 tbsp unsweetened applesauce 1 egg 2 egg whites 3/4 cup old fashioned oats 1 scoop Ascent vanilla protein powder 1/2 tsp vanilla extract **optional 1/2 tsp cinnamon **optional...

Why It Is Hard to Lose Weight pt 3

Why It Is Hard to Lose Weight pt 3

We Overeat It unfortunately can be pretty simple.  Even if you think you eat well, it is likely you are eating many calories you are unaware of; or  have underestimated.  Unless you have counted macros or calories do you really know how much you are eating.  This is...

Why It Is Hard to Lose Weight part 2.

Why It Is Hard to Lose Weight part 2.

In our first installment of this session we talked about consistency and energy balance.  This week we will discuss expectations vs reality.  One of the hardest parts of losing weight is that it takes time.  Sustainable and effective weight loss is not a super-fast...

Why It Is Hard to Lose Weight pt 3

Why It Is Hard to Lose Weight pt 1.

We have all heard it.  It is likely you have said it.  That you are struggling to lose weight.  No matter why it hasn’t happened yet, I want to help you find out why it is a struggle and get us on the path toward success.  Weight loss is not a simple objective. ...

CFTC 2018 Nutrition Challenge

CFTC 2018 Nutrition Challenge

Our 2018 Nutrition Challenge is here.  We are excited for our new program and looking forward to helping everyone reach their summer goals.  Here are the details 1.) Work in small groups with a coach.  (Ratio will not exceed 5 to 1).  We will capping this at 15 total...

Why It Is Hard to Lose Weight pt 3

Is Organic worth it?

Do I have to eat Organic? Here at CrossFit Tri-Cities we are proponents for good quality whole foods as a staple in your meal plans no matter what diet you choose.  The question does organic matter comes up from time to time.  We wanted to answer that question...

Does your plan match your goals?

Does your plan match your goals?

Where do I start? It is March and many of us may have had big ambitions about losing weight and changing our habits.  We said this was the year for change.  Hopefully you have kept up with your goals.  Unfortunately, it is statistically unlikely.  More than half of...

Should You Be Dieting?

Should You Be Dieting?

Weight gain and weight loss can seem like and endless struggle between one or the other.  We have this idea that if we aren’t constant dieting then we are failing. This is a losing mindset.  In a recent blog post, we talked about how mindset could have an impact on...

Welcome to Nutrition Corner!

Welcome to Nutrition Corner!

With all the misinformation out there we wanted to put out a no nonsense and helpful resource for all your nutrition information, tips, and advice. We won’t sugar coat our info and we also won’t tell you what to do. Our mission is to give the most accurate, up to date...